Quality Inn Conference Center
6802 Commonwealth Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Phone: (904) 781-6000
Fax: (904) 781-2784
To get the freshest produce in Jacksonville, the Farmer's Market is a must-visit. From locally grown to sourced from all over the world, you will find all the produce you want on retail and wholesale by over 200 farmers and vendors. With vending machines, a restaurant and modern bathrooms on the premises, this farmer's market is bound to be a great shopping experience.
Established in 1960, The Hobbie Horse is one of Jacksonville's premier children's boutiques. Here you will find everything a young one needs from clothing to accessories and even artwork and nursery decor. The store has an online option available whereby one can preview all the goods and only then purchase them. Great customer service and immaculate variety make The Hobbie Horse an indispensable store when it comes to shopping for the little ones.
Blue Buddha is the place to go in Jacksonville for unusual and hard-to-find ingredients. They have all kinds of exotic eats and spices, including New Mexico hatch chilies, mountain oysters, hedgehog mushrooms, seaweeds and others. You could say that the uncommon is common at The Blue Buddha, which is located in historic Riverside, off Park Street and a few miles from I-10.
It is Christmas all year long at Christmas Closet at this historic Riverside store. Thousands of holiday decorations of every size and shape pack a quaint house that has been converted to accommodate the store. Seasonal décor, gifts and accessories are all looking for good homes. Collectibles from top names are on display. Just stepping through the door will help put you in the holiday spirit, even in the middle of a hot summer's day. Soak up the atmosphere and scents of Christmas.
In keeping with its name, Chamblin BookMine is a mine of all the books one could ever think of. This family-owned book store stocks over one million books in various categories, making it a treasure trove for any book lover. Apart from the used and new books, the store also has old magazines, comics, maps and atlases as well as a collection of CDs, DVDs and postcards. Trade-ins are welcome at Chamblin, and special orders are also taken. You can find some of the rarest books here at unbelievable prices. Making things easier for readers, the book store also provides for searching their inventory on the website.
This cleverly named shop is a creative person's heaven. At Do Your Dishes you pick the piece of unfinished pottery that you would like to paint, choose your favorite colors and brushes and get started. The staff provides all the necessary tools and supplies, and a helping hand if needed. When you are through, your masterpiece is fired and it's ready for pick-up a few days later. It is located in the historic Riverside district.
Uncover hidden treasures at the Midnight Sun Jewelry and Gifts shop, located in the historic Five Points district of downtown Jacksonville. It carries a varied assortment of women's jewelry and accessories, including fashions from India and other imported items. Browsing through their jewelry collection could take some time, but it is well worth the effort if you uncover that special piece that was made just for you. Pick up a piece for your home; perhaps ethnic drums and whistles, statuettes or masks.
Edge City has been around since 1975 and is full of gifts, trinkets and fashions. It carries a funky assortment of women's clothing, shoes, accessories and glasses for the fashion conscious. Shoppers are received by a charming storefront of cool pastels and flowers, and by the Mexican tiled roof, into a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Hip new fashions from featured designers Betsey Johnson and Vivienne Tam are for sale, as well as wild shoe designs from Steve Madden. Browse the collection of fashion glasses, jewelery, and the latest hot colors in makeup and home décor.
The island spirit surrounds you at this fun and funky shop in Jacksonville's historic Five Points area. Cheerful tropical clothes, accessories, gifts, and even luau supplies can be found here, along with some hip fashions from Hawaii, Bali, and other exotic locales. These island fashions are perfect for the hot Florida weather. Aloha Paradise also carries a selection of bathing suits, floral shirts, shorts, T-shirts, dresses, hats, sandals, sarongs, and even surfboards! Give a gift of the islands with a pretty Hawaiian lei from this tropical oasis.
This mall is a sure delight for any collector. Walk about the 5,000 square feet area where around 35 dealers offer an amazing range of antiques and collectibles. With a wide collection of dolls, jewelry, artwork, crockery and more, this place is one from where you would not walk away in a hurry. So drop into Fans & Stoves Antique Mall and pick up anything from primitive art pieces to tin toys from the 1940s. Also on offer are heating solutions such as furnaces, heating stoves and fireplaces.
One of Each Gifts has a wide range of gift items up for grabs. Be it bath and body lotions, perfumes, toys, candles or even the good old greeting cards, you are sure to find a nice and unique gift for everyone on your list. To add to your convenience, the store offers free gift wrapping with every purchase. If its a festive season, visit the shop to pick up something from the home/seasonal decor section. As the name suggests, you will want to buy something from every possible section or season.
The Riverside Arts Market is a market with a difference. It is a weekly market for arts and produce as well as a venue for artists to sell their creations. Held under the canopy of the Fuller Warren Bridge, this market is also a great entertainment destination as there are various live events which take place here.